Brent Amaker and the Rodeo and The Redwood Plan played the High Dive last Saturday and how fortunate it was to have them on the same bill. I’d been hearing good stuff about Lesli Wood’s new band, the Redwood Plan and they more than lived up to all the wonderful things said about them. I […]
The Redwood Plan played last Thursday night with Dept of Energy and Brent Amaker & the Rodeo, whose loyal drunk fans filled the High Dive, dancing and shooting toy guns. Beer-cozies were flung (I got one), and shots of… whiskey? were administered (Dagmar got one). The Redwood Plan has changed bassists since I’ve seen them […]
The Lonely Forest released their new CD, We Sing the Body Electric at the Vera Project on Friday night. They were joined by New Faces, the Globes and Wild Orchid Children. Sadly I arrived late to the show and missed most of the Globes. Wild Orchid Children had some technical difficulties that made the vocals […]
Loud? Yes. Amazing? Completely. A guy on the bus back to the U-District summed it up perfectly by saying, “I bet that’s what it feels like to fall into a black hole”. I was able to talk my (non-SLR) Powershot in and grabbed a few photos. Were you there? What did you think?
VERA Project was packed for The Lonely Forest’s CD release show on Saturday. This band has palpably evolved in the ten months since I first saw them live, and they were great already. Certainly in their element on Saturday, their set was passionate and hugely energetic. An entire choir traveled from TLF’s hometown of Anacortes […]